Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Middleware
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 115 71
Rank change year-on-year +33 -44 +18
Contract jobs citing Middleware 36 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.99% 0.94% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.04% 2.99% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 25
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £438 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -4.89% -16.36%
10th Percentile £385 £318 £383
90th Percentile £563 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £500 £438 £475
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 596 703 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 32.96% 31.50% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 287 256
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.17% -20.00% +39.42%
10th Percentile £41.08 £18.30 £22.63
90th Percentile £54.88 £71.50 £42.38
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +11.56%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Buckinghamshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Buckinghamshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Buckinghamshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +28 33 £488 +39.29% 3
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 16 (44.44%) IBM
2 15 (41.67%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) Web Services
2 15 (41.67%) Python
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
4 11 (30.56%) RESTful
4 11 (30.56%) Open Source
4 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
4 11 (30.56%) SOAP
4 11 (30.56%) Ansible
5 10 (27.78%) XML
5 10 (27.78%) REST
5 10 (27.78%) JSON
6 9 (25.00%) JIRA
6 9 (25.00%) Data Integration
6 9 (25.00%) Maximo
6 9 (25.00%) Ruby
6 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (25.00%) DB2
6 9 (25.00%) Oracle
6 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 9 (25.00%) Linux
6 9 (25.00%) Migration
6 9 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (25.00%) DevOps
6 9 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 8 (22.22%) Confluence

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (22.22%) Confluence
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Maximo
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) OpenShift
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Extranet
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) DB2
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.89%) MySQL
3 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.89%) NuoDB
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.89%) Redis
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
3 9 (25.00%) JIRA
4 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) git-flow
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Automotive
5 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Maximo Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Python Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Web Services
2 11 (30.56%) RESTful
2 11 (30.56%) SOAP
3 10 (27.78%) JSON
3 10 (27.78%) REST
3 10 (27.78%) XML
4 5 (13.89%) .NET
4 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
4 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (13.89%) JMS
4 5 (13.89%) LAMP
4 5 (13.89%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (13.89%) LINQ
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (13.89%) RAML
4 5 (13.89%) Swagger
4 5 (13.89%) YAML
5 3 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) New Media
2 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Open Source
2 9 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 9 (25.00%) DevOps
2 9 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 9 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) MVC
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Microservices
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.56%) EAI
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) ERP
7 1 (2.78%) SOA
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
1 15 (41.67%) Python
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (13.89%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.78%) MCSA
1 1 (2.78%) MCSE
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) IBM
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) HP